How Uruguay is advancing its National Adaptation Plan across cities through adaptive solutions and education

2020-11-03T11:31:11-03:00November 3, 2020|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

Climate change is one of the main challenge cities will have to face in the coming future. Mitigation and adaptation are the two main approaches to cope with the effects of climate change on the earth and its population. There is international consensus that greening strategies in cities are one of the most effective adaptation [...]

“Uruguay started to build a National Climate Change Policy for the next 40 years”

2017-02-20T02:58:29-03:00May 17, 2016|Categories: Economy, Health, Science and Technology, Home, Newsletter, Society|Tags: |

Ramón Méndez is the driven force behind Uruguay’s energy diversification. Recently, Fortune magazine included Mendez in their 2016’ 50 World Greatest leaders poll. In this interview Méndez tells about the process made by Uruguay for a consensual national energy policy and the steps completed to challenge climate change, making the country a Global role model. [...]